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Selected Works

2006

Dr Daniel Edwards

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Full-Text Articles in Education

Rising Competition For University In Melbourne And Its Impact On Disadvantaged Students, Daniel Edwards Nov 2006

Rising Competition For University In Melbourne And Its Impact On Disadvantaged Students, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Competition, Specialisation And Stratification: Academic Outcomes Of The Government School System In Melbourne, Australia, Daniel Edwards Jun 2006

Competition, Specialisation And Stratification: Academic Outcomes Of The Government School System In Melbourne, Australia, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

Following the increase in the school-aged population as a result of the post-war baby boom, Australia, like many other nations, established a large comprehensive public school system. This system was not only designed to cope with the growth in school enrolments, but also to provide a well rounded education and promote social cohesion. However, unlike many other comparable nations, Australia’s non-government school sector has also played an extensive role in the provision of school education – a role which has grown substantially over the past couple of decades.

Since the mid-1990s, enrolments in government secondary schools have been decreasing. As ...


Growth, Competition And Stratification In Melbourne’S Government Schools, Daniel Edwards May 2006

Growth, Competition And Stratification In Melbourne’S Government Schools, Daniel Edwards

Dr Daniel Edwards

No abstract provided.


Chances For Children : Analysis Of Socioeconomic Indicators Of North West Victoria And South West New South Wales And Recipient And Community Perceptions Of The Program, Daniel Edwards, Bob Birrell Dec 2005

Chances For Children : Analysis Of Socioeconomic Indicators Of North West Victoria And South West New South Wales And Recipient And Community Perceptions Of The Program, Daniel Edwards, Bob Birrell

Dr Daniel Edwards

The Chances for Children program was established in Mildura in 2001. The program aims to provide opportunities to children and young people in the region in order to ensure that there are no economic barriers preventing them from achieving their potential through education and training.